Textile fragment with hexagons linked by hooks

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    A band with three rows of hexagons, linked by hook motifs and each containing two rows of S-shapes and two small diamonds. The band also has a border of stylized plants.

    There are traces of silk at the selvedge. The band is at right angles to it.

    In: Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, vol. iii, vol. i

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